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    Should We Use Emoji In Work Emails?

    A few decades ago, if you told someone that people would soon be sending one another electronic messages full of cartoon smiley faces, they would have looked at you like, well, 🙃. But, the future is now, and we do indeed send each other emails, texts, and tweets all day long that contain hearts and sparkles, crying faces and laughing faces, and all sorts of creatures, …

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    What Are The Differences Between These Emoji Faces?

    Emoji help us convey our feelings over text or on social media. It's still not always clear what these emoji emoters are meant to show. That's why we've rounded up some of them. You'll laugh, you'll cry … or, at least, the emoji will.

  3. The Double Meanings For These Innocent Animal Emoji

    Animal-based emoji have been adopted for their symbolism. And, it's not just the three wise monkeys emoji that have deeper meanings.

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    What Do All Of These Different Heart Emojis Mean?

    We've rounded up all of the different emoji hearts and will try to break down what they represent—so the next time you're confessing your undying love for the person next door via Tweet, of course, you'll know exactly which heart to send.

  5. Emoji Challenge: Can You Translate More Emoji Into English?

    Do you love emoji? Do you love translating emoji into English phrases? Here's Part II of our Emoji Challenge.
  6. We Asked People To Translate These Emojis Into English

    Can you guess the meaning of these emoji combinations? Some of them are creative enough to be put in the dictionary. How'd you do?
  7. Will Emoji Ruin Language As We Know It?

    By Jane Solomon There are two polarizing opinions about emoji that are often set up in a false dichotomy. Are emoji destroying language as we know it or are they a universal language that will one day save the world? Neither of these get at how emoji are actually being used, but they’re the frame through which many people experience emoji, and that’s worth unpacking. …

  8. Do You Speak Emoji? Translate These Well-Known Quotes

    Do you think you're an emoji expert? Challenge yourself & see if you can figure out these popular quotes.

  9. Where Do Our Favorite Emoji Come From?

    By Jane Solomon While some people might view emoji as silly little characters, that’s not how we see it. There’s a sophisticated linguistic system in the way people use emoji, and that’s something we take very seriously at Dictionary.com. Emoji are a very real way people are communicating, and who better to think deeply about emoji than a reference source that investigates meaning? In 2018, …

  10. It Matters Which Way Your Gun Emoji Faces

    This is the gun emoji. Aside from its appearance, which historically varies based on platform, there are two reasons why it’s so interesting: It’s directional and its meaning is culturally “loaded.” So, what does this mean? Watch to find out why direction matters when using the gun emoji and why what comes before and after the gun emoji truly matters.